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2265: Pouring

18 June 2016

9:00 AM

18 June 2016

9:00 AM

The unclued Across lights (two of two words) are of a kind, as are the unclued Down ones, all verifiable in Brewer 19th edition.
 

Across

 
1    Originally inexperienced, feels skill growing (12, two words)
12    Outlet I left, working out rota for a breather (10)
14    Some greet Andalusian character (3)
17    Lawgiver cut farewell (5)
18    Was embarrassed seeing dipso between the sheets (7)
19    Baboons that are boring (6)
22    Direction like that is right and comparatively simple (6)
24    Such ways, when filled with love, arouse pity (5)
26    Fish around my island in vessel (9, two words)
29    Parts or part Victoria reassigns (5)
31    Could be jumbos parking on channels (6)
36    Takes in redesigned straightness — trash disregarded (7)
38    Provide supplies and charge exorbitantly without it (5, two words)
39    Caused a commotion with it at old people’s centre (8)
40    John’s wife has estate agent’s offer (3)
41    Not appointed, girl’s cross with journalist (10)
42    Fish tooth (4)
43    Early Nazi work encompassed by terror most wicked (12, two words)
 

Down

 
2    They give the old a new lease of life (10)
3    A country seat? No, I suspect (7)
4    Part of leg iron — flipping odd! (5)
5    Maintain incorrectly the capital of England is dull (9)
7    Breed fish, reportedly (5)
9    Foretells court left, sitting with undue influence (12)
11    Sam feels different — but isn’t (8)
13    Titus Oates no criminal? That’s over the top (12)
16    Article from Wordsworth edited (3)
19    Stop on wrong side of street (6)
20    Too indulged to be of any use (6)
21    Wave from Uffington’s figure (10, two words)
23    Having foreknowledge, caught one entering now (9)
25    ‘There’s possibly no rarer letter …’, we hear, with gratitude (8, two words)
28    Film director not in Italian port (7)
30    Musical about old model is nonsense (6, two words)
32    Something poached — for example, primarily game (3)
35    Topped barer tree (5)
 
A first prize of £30 for the first correct solution opened on 4 July. There are two runners-up prizes of £20. (UK solvers can choose to receive the latest edition of the Chambers dictionary instead of cash — ring the word ‘dictionary’.) Entries to: Crossword 2265, The Spectator, 22 Old Queen Street, London SW1H 9HP. Please allow six weeks for prize delivery.


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